Eric Vogt, Author at Translation Skills Training

Eric Vogt

July 3, 2019

Improve Your Writing Through Imitation, Part One.

Aside from pedagogical questions surrounding the inculcation and acquisition of technical skills, of all the topics that teachers, critics, writers, translators and artists study, debate and […]
July 3, 2019

The Spanish Superlative Degree of Comparison

As noted in recent Tips for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip […]
June 17, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 2 of 4: Inequality

As noted in last week’s Tip for the Week, there are three grades of comparison in Spanish: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This […]
June 17, 2019

The Language of the Wire Room – No Place for the Squeamish

If you are considering working as an Analytic Linguist, you should be aware that you will be listening to court-ordered oral communications intercepts (private phone calls), […]
June 11, 2019

Comparatives in Spanish – Part 1 of 4: Equality

In Spanish, there are three grades of comparison: Equality, Inequality and Superlative, and an absolute superlative. This Tip for the Week is the first in a […]
June 8, 2019

Now is Always the Right Time to Make a Career Change: Invest in Your Uniqueness

There is a saying on Madison Avenue, that street in New York City, which is famous for its many big advertising agencies: “When times are good, […]
June 2, 2019

For Teachers: Adjective Placement in Spanish

This Tip for the Week is for teachers who teach lower-level Spanish classes to native speakers of English, whether at the secondary or post-secondary level. This […]
June 2, 2019

Lessons for Analytic Linguists: Choosing Wisely or Not Wisely

A text lying before an Analytic Linguist/Translator is an unforgiving, rugged linguistic terrain.  It is a cluttered with booby traps and tiger traps.  Translators are not […]
May 20, 2019

A Tribute to the Legacy of Margaret S. Peden – A Prolific & Influential Literary Translator

Among the forty extant sonnets by Garcilaso de la Vega (1501-1536) there is a very famous one that is often imitated.  It begins with the line: […]